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Metabolism of benzalphthalide by Pseudomonas sp.

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A Pseudomonas sp. degraded benzalphthalide to o-phthalate and benzoate. A tentative pathway for the metabolism of benzalphthalide in this Pseudomonas sp. is proposed on the basis of isolated metabolites, oxygraphic assay and enzymatic studies.

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Ganji, S.H., Karigar, C.S. & Pujar, B.G. Metabolism of benzalphthalide by Pseudomonas sp.. World J Microbiol Biotechnol 9, 597–598 (1993). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00386303

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Key words

  • Benzalphthalide
  • metabolism
  • Pseudomonas